Top 10 Tourist Attractions in Las Vegas

The 24-hour city of Las Vegas does have something to do for everyone, whether you come by yourself and are looking for extreme nightlife, or you are a family looking for interesting things for everyone to enjoy together, or even a single lady looking for the ultimate in spas and personal pampering. Full of glamorous casinos, luxury hotels, expensive shopping areas and fine dining, Las Vegas is good for those on a budget too, because a lot of tourist destinations are free of charge. There are, however, some attractions that should not be missed when travel to Las Vegas and those are listed below; just take a look, be sure you will find interesting spots.

1Adventuredome

Adventuredome is a big indoor theme park; it awaits local and foreign tourists on the Las Vegas strip. This amusement park was voted as one of the best tourist attractions in Las Vegas in 2010. Here, those looking for fun and joy, will find 25 rides and attractions including roller coasters, climbing walls, miniature golf, arcades, and much much more. During the month of October, Adventuredome turns into Frightdome, a Halloween themed park, where fun is guaranteed. All day passes can be purchased for just 26.95 (over 48 inches tall), and for the kiddies an all day pass is just 16.95 (under 48 inches tall).

2Atomic Testing Museum

Atomic Testing Museum is the perfect destination for people interested in science and history. The museum provides many viewpoints on the Nevada Test Site and its impact on the nation. Artifacts from the Smithsonian Institution, Lawrence Livermore Laboratory, pieces of the Berlin wall and World Trade Centers can be found here, in an exhibit hall of 8,000 square foot. From the early atomic tourists who came to view test blasts from rooftops in the city, to the benefits and consequences of nuclear energy, visitors get to see weapons, warheads and even experience a simulated explosion from inside a bunker.

3Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art

Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art is located within the Bellagio casino and hotel. It is one of the most popular destinations in Las Vegas, considering to have some of the finest pieces of art with over 40 paintings of a specific exhibit. The most talented designers and engineers come here five times a year to develop a themed presentation in an indoor area just off the main lobby of the hotel. The attraction usually blends floral arrangements, animatronics, water features and static displays with a seasonal theme. The artistry and imagination is always top-drawer and the company has an elaborate system of computers, wiring, lights and pumps under the floor to produce the animated attractions, which include jumping water streams and arches.

4Chapel of the Flowers

Chapel of the Flowers is situated right on the strip of Las Vegas and is considered to be one of the most popular and traditional wedding chapels in Las Vegas. Only here brides and grooms can find a wide variety of packages including intimate and elegant wedding ceremonies. Packed with years of experience, the extremely friendly staff are known for stretching the limits to making your special day absolutely unforgettable. Renewal of Vows ceremonies also available, as are a range of destination weddings including the Grand Canyon by helicopter, and Lake Las Vegas weddings. The chapel can cater for groups of all sizes because it has three pretty wedding chapels to choose from, and also has 2 outdoor locations.

5Eiffel Tower in Paris Las Vegas

Eiffel Tower in Paris Las Vegas is a replica of the Eiffel tower from Paris and is located in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, 46 stories above the city. It is one of the most romantic sports to visit in Las Vegas. This beautiful engineering monument stands 460 feet above ground, and an elevator is ready to take its visitors to the top. From the observation deck, visitors can view the entire Las Vegas Valley as well as all the Strip’s popular landmarks – which the elevator guide is happy to point out on the way up. On the 11th floor there is a lovely restaurant which spoils its guests with the finest food. The Eiffel Tower is open daily, and elevator rides are available in the afternoons as well as evenings.

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6Fountains of Bellagio

Fountains of Bellagio are located on an 8 acre lake, in front of the Bellagio hotel. The Fountains offer amazing spectacles for free every day! The show is held every 15 minutes after 6 P.M. daily. Bellagio's attraction consists of white lights, a fog system and four types of devices that shoot water into the air at varying heights. To keep it up and running, there are approximately 30 engineers working every day. Guests are entertained with music that is synchronized with the spouts of the fountain. You shouldn’t miss this spot while travel to Las Vegas for pleasure or business, while you are a child or granny, while you are looking for somebody or you heart is already busy.

7Fremont Street Experience

The Fremont Street Experience in Las Vegas, Nevada is one of the most popular attractions in all Vegas. This amazingly entertaining light and sound show is located near the Plaza-hotel casino.  The show is a canopy that expands about 1,500 feet and covers approximately 4 blocks. The cost for viewing each show is completely free. The canopy offers different shows at different times. However, a new show is presented every hour on the hour every night in Vegas, starting at 8:30 P.M. until 12 in the morning. Live entertainment is also presented sometimes, and is usually free as well.

8MGM Grand Lion Habitat

MGM Grand Lion Habitat is located on the Las Vegas Strip, in the middle of the MGM Grand Hotel. The MGM's 5000-square foot Lion Habitat allows visitors to gaze at some of the resort's 31 lions. This is the ideal destinations for animal lovers and for those who want to get closer to the king of the jungle; only one and a half inches of glass separate visitors form the playful, 500-pound lions. Approximately 12,000 visitors come to see the lions each day. When they are not in the habitat, the lions spend their time on an 8.5-acre ranch 12 miles outside the Strip. Lions are on display for six hours at a time and the felines are bathed and blown dry before being transported in a special air-conditioned transport to "work" on the Strip. The habitat is open daily from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

9Neon Boneyard

Neon Boneyard also known as the Neon Museum is the place where are collected and preserved old neon signs and artifacts from Las Vegas history. All of them have once adorned the casinos, restaurants, clubs and hotels facades. Fine examples of neon signage were saved from destruction and include the Aladdin's original lamp, the La Concha lobby – one of the best examples of Googie architecture, and the Moulin Rouge sign created by graphic designer and Vegas native Betty Willis, who also made the iconic Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign at the southern end of the Strip.

10Stratosphere Tower

The Stratosphere Tower is a tower, hotel, and casino all put into one that is located on the Las Vegas strip. The Stratosphere tower is the largest structure in all of Las Vegas, and it is also the largest observation tower in the United States. Atop of this tower, there are 2 observation decks along with a revolving restaurant! This is an absolute must see on your list when travel to Las Vegas. The Stratosphere tower also hosts some of the most amazing thrill ride attractions in Las Vegas, including the "Big Shot", which is considered the highest amusement ride in the world.
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